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now. here in the city we're holding with temperatures in the lower 50s. it's 52 degrees. it's slow to fall here in town. the wind is still blowing just a little bit. gaithersburg has come up out of the 30s back up into the lower 40s and ght depends on -- we have the clear skies, the cooler air coming in behind the front earlier today. so that's funneling in, but if the winds stay up a little bit, it will keep temperatures from bottoming out in places. you can see most of the readings around and to the west of us are calm. here in the city we're still 13 miles per hour. that's what's keeping temperatures up in the lower 50s and i suspect that overnight tonight wind speeds will be down around 5, 6 miles per hour. so it definitely means it's going to be real cold in spots. freeze warning in places north and west. that includes montgomery county, just a frost advisory here in town and down to fairfax county, prince george's county and over towards the bay and anne arundel county, but again all those purple counties north and west, that's where it's going to get real cold tonight flirti
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that next step. i know my teammates will be ready. and the city will, too. >> he's a remarkable guy. he can force a pitch, thrown a lot of pitches, and he did that. that's the way that game should end. jayson werth hitting a home run. he hasn't hit that many this year. but, what was it, 13, 14 pitches at-bat. that was great effort on his part. >> reporter: unbelievable the word that many players used in the locker room last night to describe that at-bat. the pitcher said, you know what, he just beat me. he's a good baseball player. i challenged him with my 96-mile-an-hour heater and he just beat me. hopefully the nats can do more beating tonight as they take on the cardinals. gio gonzalez on the mound. a lot more coming up from the park in just a bit. guys? >> see you soon, dan. >>> it would be very hard to top the excitement of last night's victory. at least fans didn't have to oo. today was the start at 8:30. pat collins begins our team coverage. >> reporter: hi, doreen. baseball's all a history. and fans are hoping that the history they witnessed yesterday will repeat itself tonight. she
. don't screw it up. >>> first, let's get to the news at 5:30 at "30 rock" in new york city. we begin on the campaign trail with 29 days until the elections. today mitt romney is set to deliver a major foreign policy address at the virginia military institute aiming to put pressure on president obama by portraying him as a weak and ineffective figure on the world stage. the 30-minute speech entitled the mantle of leadership will focus on a vision of peace through strength as in the tradition of harry truman and ronald regan. in prepared remarks released to the media the republican candidate is expected to address missteps in libya and talking about the deadly attack on bengha benghazi. he will say as president he would partner with other nations to help arm the rebels who are fighting assad's government. >>> on our relationship with egypt, romney will make the argument that u.s. aid should be tied to the egyptians upholding their peace treaty with israel. with growing tension over iran's nuclear program, mitt romney says he will not hesitate to put forces in the eastern mediterranean
to points north like new york city and boston, their day off to a rocky start because of this power outage. now, it's primarily affecting amtrak service, although we are seeing an impact to mark service north of baltimore as well. as for amtrak, the 448 acela express to boston as cancelled, the 5:30 northeast regional was cancelled also the express to new york. that gate is listed as closed. we have the 6:30 regional to newark cancelled so we're seeing big delays, big cancellations and inconveniences to travelers headed on amtrak points north from union station this morning. we did speak to a commuter who had a 9:30 meeting in new york city. he looked up at the board here and saw his train was not going to be leaving and so he's scrambling to try to figure out another way to get to that meeting this morning. mark train also points north of baltimore impacted. they have crews working on the situation. we'll update you later on in the show. megan mcgrath, news 4. back to you. >>> controversial ads supporting israel now on display in some metro stations. yesterday the transit agency put up th
and fairfax city. the radar is dry. we do have showers we're watching down to the south and west of our area. around charleston, west virginia, around roanoke. all that advancing to the northeast. we are talking about some rain today. i don't think it's going to be a heavy rain. it will be wet. the fact we'll go from cold to chilly conditions. 8:00 a.m., partly cloudy. cold. take out 35 to 40 degrees. lunchtime today, 48 to 53. here comes the rain around noontime. goes through the afternoon and evening hours. let's get a look at first 4 traffic. >>> on the interstates, no reports of any serious accidents on 495. we are dealing with some construction on the inner loop at 7. that project is shutting down the exit ramp and travel lanes getting by to the left. luckily, no serious backups. let's take a live look at the beltway just north of robinson terminal. good look at the outer loop and the inner loop. on the inner loop, 14 minutes to the dulles toll road. back to you. >>> today both presidential candidate,on the campaign trail. romney will deliver a major foreign policy speech in virginia. t
's first amendment rights. the ads have been posted in new york city subway stations since last month. >>> five minutes after the hour, and the nationals playoff run off to a great start. they won the opening game of the national league division series, and the game's big hero started the game on the bench. >> and a line drive to right field. coming on in, it's a base hit. beltran throwing on in, but two runs score. and moving on the throw to the plate is tyler moore. >> tyler moore's pinch-hit in the eighth inning scored the tying and winning runs, and the nats beat the world series champion st. louis cardinals 3-2. moore admits he was a little nervous when he was at bat. >> i'm coming off the bench in front of 50,000 people, so it's crazy. i've been in that position before, and i was able to calm myself down and just kind of put the barrel on it. >> you did good. the nationals will look to take a commanding 2-0 lead in the series this afternoon in st. louis. first pitch scheduled for just after 4:30. >>> orioles fans not celebrating this morning. the o's fell to the yankees last nig
. >> reporter: last summer, kwame brown, a former rising star, resign his chairmanship and left city politics, his career, in ruins. he was ordered back in court tuesday for failing to check in weekly before he was extended in november for felony bank fraud. at his guilty plea last summer, brown had promised to cooperate. but judge richard leon was told tuesday, brown had three times failed to check in as required. brown attempted to apologize. your apology is a little late in the game. what is your excuse, the judge that, cutting off brown. you're five weeks away from sentencing. this is not the way to position yourself. you must be extremely careful. you don't want to know what the next step is. judge leon ordered brown from now on to check in personally at the court once a week. and to adhere to a curfew from 11:00 p.m. at night until 6:30 in the morning. don't be back here until the day of sentencing. this is pretty simple stuff. brown's attorney said his client had gotten the message that he could be jailed if he disobeyed the court again. >> is he clear now on what his pretrial release
continuing out of dale city. accident cleanup northbound on 5. follow police direction to get by. downtown, inbound pennsylvania avenue blocked on the susa bridge. about eight vehicles involved in the crash. all vehicles coming inbound diverted. that's a check of your fox 5 on- time traffic. >>> looking up, way back, it's gone! [ applause ] >> he is worth every penny, jayson werth, the nats' $126 million man coming up huge with the game and really the postseason on the line. his bottom of the 9th walkoff solo homerun, the 13th pitch of the at bat gives the nats the 2- 1 win over the cardinals and sends the series to a game five tonight. >> that game gets underway tonight at 8:37. gonzalez will be back on the mound. >> speaking of pitching, nats' bullpen deserves as much as the credit last night, striking out nine batters in the last three innings. >> for more on last night's game and a look ahead at tonight, we turn it over to dave ross live at nats' park. good morning. >> reporter: you nailed it on the head, the bullpen was sensational last night. think about this, if strasburg was on thi
not quite andrews, fort washington and then down 95, manassas, dale city. we're looking at a few showers there. light stuff. northern montgomery county looks like they've cleared out so at least as far as the rain there may be some patchy drizzle there. there are the heavier showers in accokeek and waldorf and west of upper marl marlboro w. he still have some northwest of stafford toward bealeton, catlett, manassas and dale city. a little damp this morning. look at the temps down in the low 40s in luray and cumberland. oakland. a chilly morning at 34. it's 20 degrees warmer at the patuxent river naval air station and easton at 49. our michael & son weather camera, this is wisconsin avenue in northeast d.c. it is gleaming with wetness. 48. a windchill making it feel like 43 this morning thanks to a north wind at national at 12 miles an hour. so some showers on the east coast but our next weather maker, the next front that's going to come toward us tomorrow is across the upper midwest. the storm system spinning north of minnesota. showers from the great lakes back through iowa and south da
the posters on trains in new york city and buses in san francisco. we reached out to a metro spokesperson. he declined to comment at this time saying the posters were already causing enough controversy. news4. >>> the number of people sickened by a deadly meningitis outbreak continues to rise. the centers for disease control said there are 105 reported cases in nine states, eight deaths have been blamed on the outbreak, two happened in maryland and virginia. health officials have tied the fungal meningitis outbreak to steroid shots for back pain. those shots were made by a specialty pharmacy in massachusetts. >> cautiously optimistic that many of the efforts to reach patients and clinicians with information about this outbreak are succeeding. >> the pharmacy has recalled all of its products as a precaution. the government last week urged doctors not to use any of those products on patients. >>> tomorrow is sentencing day for former penn state football coach jerry sandusky and no one will speak on his behalf, that's according to sandusky's attorneys. he has several letters written on his behal
. northbound, though, the lanes are open. there are no issues from dale city into woodbridge. volumes beginning to increase across the occoquan river and springfield. we'll take a live look outside and show what you it looks like in springfield. brake lights are forming basically leaving route 644 as we head for 395. let's go back over to our maps. this time over to 270 out of frederick. there are no problems here from i-70 heading down to clarks burning. -- clarksburg. west side of town looks g. i'll be -- looks good. i'll be back with more at 5:40. >>> former penn state assistant football coach jerry sandusky is scheduled to be sentenced today. he still maintains he is innocent of the child sex abuse. >> in fact, yesterday he called the pennsylvania radio station to publicly claim he is innocent and announce his plans for an appeal. kristin fisher is live in our satellite center previewing today's hearing. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. sandusky's victims are heading into court today hoping for a harsh sentence, but sandusky is hoping for a whole new trial, even after he's already b
and at libraries, fire houses and police stations throughout the city. however, if you miss today's deadline, voters can still register in person at early voting centers or on election day at their polling place. >>> all right, coming up, david blaine wraps up his stunt in new york city. >> already? >> yeah. >> okay. the series is all tied up. the final games against the cardinals shift to washington. >> redskins' backup quarterbacks weigh in on rg3's status this sunday. dave ross has this morning's sports breakfast after the break. >> and we'll get the latest weather and traffic from gwen and julie, that's coming up next. hey, wt are you drinkin'? pumpkin coffee for the morning. and i've got my pumpkin k-cup packs for at home. now i can have my pumpkin coffee any time i want it. pumpkin's perfect. it's dunkin' with the press of a button. new pumpkin k-cup packs, only at dunkin' restaurants. america runs on dunkin' coffee. infringement on our lives.s like such an... how dare they step into my life that way. it's none of their business. he's trying to restrict us, again. he's taking us backwa
were playing. at crystal city sports pub, patrons had options. there are three bars on different floors and more tv screens than you can shake a stick at. the owner had a plan. >> we'll focus on the reds at the beginning part and have volume for baseball, and once the redskins finish out, we'll put on the whole main floor so you'll hear the nationals playing. >> reporter: to quote one of the fans, washington is a town that's been dying for meaningful baseball, and now it's got it. >> absolutely, bleed natitude red all the way through. if i could do red, burgandy and gold, that would be it. >> a big decision to wear my nationals or redskins jersey. first playoff game, i went with the nats' jersey. >> reporter: what if you were at home? >> you need to have your remote control in your hand to do this. switch the channels as quickly as you can. >> reporter: for redskins fans, it was nerve racking going in, knowing washington hadn't had a home win in seven straight games. >> seemed shaky. >> reporter: plus, the home team was going up against the unde feeted falcons. a fan just moved here fro
of any city, you know, where there is an important game. you'll have a sellout crowd. you'll obviously have a lot of issues with a lot of people. >> reporter: and coming up at 6:00, we'll let you know why the best way to get here tomorrow may be on two wheels. live at the navy yard metro station. news4. >> we want to welcome adam. a familiar name to us. >> we've been will nlistening t. all of my friends told me, congratulated us for stealing you from them. so welcome. it is really good. >> reporter: nice to be here. >> it is good to see and you really good to have you on board. and good luck getting home tonight in the commute. >> he know how to do that. >> reporter: to everybody out there. good luck to everybody. >> thanks. >>> with game three and game four during the day, you can imagine people are already thinking about their excuse to get from, to get out of work the next couple days. coming up at 5:30, pat collins will be joining us live to tell us how people are planning to get out of work so they can go to the playoffs. >>> he's better be here tomorrow. so should all of us be bu
in alexandria are investigating the city's latest murder. 30-year-old marks ides died after some sort of trauma to the body. police found just before 2:00 sunday morning. >> we have to wait to determine cause and manner of death but we know there was trauma to the upper body. we just don't know exactly what caused it or if anything else is involved. at this point in time, the detectives do have a great deal of information. we are not necessarily seeking information but if you have it, by all means please do send it to us. >>> police have not named a suspect or motive in this case. they believe ifs ifs -- he was killed by somebody he knew. >>> a prince george's county officer says he had no chons but to fire his gun when he was charged by a man. the suspect was taken to the hospital with non non life threatening injuries. >>> hugo chavez has been reelected president in venezuela. chavez had more than 54% of the vote with 90% of the ballots counseled. this will be chavez's third reelection in 14 years and the win means chavez will serve six years more in office. >>> new information about the u.s
into the 40s here in the city. there is a live look at your satellite picture. most of the cloud cover is well to our north and to northern new england, upstate new yo. we are looking at fine conditionsen unlike yesterday, -- looking at fine conditions unlike yesterday. reagan national, right now at 49 degrees. 45 at dulles. bwi marshall, 46 degrees. here is your forecast for today. again, temperatures about 10 degrees cooler than yesterday. we'll go 62 here in town. but notice most of the area only in the upper 50s for a daytime high. bring along a jacket. dim bring a jacket if you are going to the game this afternoon. once that sun starts to go down, it will cool off in a hurry. >> great. thank you. >> julie wright is already commenting on this. >> you talking to us or somebody else. >> traffic will throw from other to 123. we had the stalled car inbound suitland parkway swat branch avenue. that was tying up part of that ramp as you come inbound off the suitland parkway. lanes are open. no trouble spots to report continuing inbound towards pennsylvania avenue. inbound new york avenue looks g
it's been great. the guys really enjoyed playing here. we love the city. we love the ball park. we love the fans. >> now edwin jackson gets to start for the nats tomorrow. he's one of four nationals players with playoff experience. they won a world series with the cardinals last year. it was chilly out there today. how is the weather looking for game time tomorrow? sue is standing by in the weather center. sue. >> we have good news. it looks like mother nature is going to throw us a gem. the game is at 1:07. while we may start with fog and drizzle in the early morning, it looks like mid-morning, the sun is going to be back out and expecting upper 60s. a little breezy in the late innings as a cool front swings on through, it's going to be dry, take your sunglasses, you may need sunscreen. it looks perfect. scott and brian, we're excited. go nats tomorrow. >> so the cards and nats, they are even down the regular season. they played nine times. nats won five of them, but here at home, they are 3-1 against the cardinals. >> home field advantage. thanks, scott. if you are riding the
the coast of ocean city -- no, that's off the coast of hawaii. not even close to ocean city, but they did have some big-time surf. for these guys, what does that mean? hit the beach. that's exactly what they were doung. they're expecting more big waves tomorrow. a southwest swell coming in on the big island. by way, temperatures in hawaii. the next seven days in a row, 85 degrees. i looked at the forecast. 85 the next seven days in a row. that's why i'm your weather man. i'm not doing the weather in honolulu. the wet ir did change a little bit. up 10 degrees from where we were yesterday. we were almost 10 degrees higher at 64 degrees. a lot of you said you didn't really notice a difference because of all of the cloud cover that we saw. it was still fairly cool. out there right now, 59 degrees. a dew point of 52. a lot of moisture in the atmosphere. the clouds starting to lower. only about 3 miles an hour. but that is going to allow for some more cloud cover. and the potential is there for drizzle overnight and into your morning. right now, very cool out to the west. we're already seeing
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have a chance tomorrow will to take that next step. i know my teammates will be ready, and the city will, too. >> tame game time tomorrow, 8:37 p.m. gio gonzalez to the mound. with a win, they advance to the national league championship series with the san francisco giants. more reaction and news from a giddy locker room coming up in sports. erika gonzalez also witnessed the madness tonight. erika? >> reporter: dan, oh, what a heart at that tack! the nats live, they live to fight another day. >> 3-2 and a adrive hit deep to left field, looking up, way back, it's gone! >> reporter: it's like someone took a defibrillator to the heart of this team and shocked it back to life. will this couple used up some vacation time to see the 2-1 victory over the cardinals. >> we had to help the nats win today, and we pulled it off. >> reporter: and someone even played a little hooky and why were you not in mrs. westner's place today. >> because i was at the nationals game will. >> reporter: dad? >> let's go nats! let's go nats! will 79 years, he's making history. >> reporter: for karen, tonight wa
freezing early this morning. still on the relatively mild side here in the city limits where urban center temperatures are in the low 40s right now. it's 32 in manassas. 30 degrees below freezing now over much of northern montgomery county. 30 in frederick, maryland. 30 in martinsburg and 32 in winchester. freeze warnings still posted to the north and west of the downtown area through about 8:00 or 9:00 this morning. nothing showing up on radar. we'll be dry today and i suspect dry most if not all of your upcoming weekend. here's your saturday planner. plenty of sunshine. cool to chilly sunshine. highs today getting up into the upper 50s and low 60s. on the whole it's going t good day today. the big one between maryland and virginia. down in charlottesville a 3:00 kick off today. 64 degrees for the charlottesville -- in charlottesville for the game on the grounds of the university of virginia. if you want your game on tv this morning send me a request. chuck.bell@uni nbc.com. >> if you went to last night's game or stepped out of the door early this morning you know the d.c. area is feelin
the securities industry has lost 1200 jobs in new new york city alone. it's been not the greatest of years for wall street. >> you're back in the next half- hour with what? >> i am. it is about to get a lot easier to get a cab in the area. we'll talk about a new app that is launching today and we're going to have the first interview on this topic. >> cool. >> an app for everything. >>> still ahead, 5:08 now. the death of a reporter in virginia is now being investigated as a murder. >> another high profile potomac resident is in hot water for cutting down trees on their own property. we'll explain why when we come back. >>> 10 after 5:00 on this wednesday morning. we've got clouds out there. some patchy fog and some spotty drizzle as well. overall it's going to be a decent wednesday around here. here's your day planner. again the early clouds. they'll be gone pretty quickly. by lunch time sunny and 64. 69 degrees at 3:00 with a high this afternoon of 71 and a 6:00 p.m. temp still not bad at all at 67. i'll be back in five minutes looking ahead toward the upcoming weekend. right now here's m
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to benefit from all of the hiring. here are the top three cities for job openings right now. new york tops the list. chicago comes in at number two and washington, d.c. comes in at number three. 12% of all the job openings in the top ten, they are right here in our area. >>> there are also a lot of really great car deals out there right now. you should expect a lot of zero percent finance offers and discounts as the dealers try to move 2012 models off the lot to make room for the 2013s. kelly blue book ranks the best tiles and highlights the 2012 toyota camera le zero percent financing. purchase price of under $22,000. another option now, the 2012 ford focus sc sedan. again 60 months, zero percent financing, purchase price over $17,000. then there is the 2012 mazda 3 sports sedan. again you'll find zero percent financing for 60 months out there. >>> have you ever said any of these things to your boss? i can't come to work because my dog is having a nervous breakdown or my toe is stuck in a faucet. those are just a few of the creative excuses workers gave to explain their absence from work.
of the coldest areas, to about 46 inside the city. a chilly start with a few clouds here and there. tomorrow afternoon, sun and clouds, cool and breezy. we'll see high temperatures 59 to 65. but they will be falling quickly tomorrow night. once again, i think even in the d.c. area we could see some 30s to around 40 degrees on saturday morning. going up to a high of 62. 73 on sunday. 74 on monday. just a 30% chance of showers. then we get mild once again. this little cooldown we're seeing is not going to last too long. just gives us a little taste of what's coming. >> thank you. >> it is early. >> real early for 30s. >>> coming up, not your average classroom. how a fairfax county school is expanding school to the mall. >>> and the ♪ ♪ ♪ [ male announcer ] combine the pnc cashbuilder visa credit card with a qualifying pnc performance select checking account and earn 75% more than cards earning 1% cash back on almost everything. a family can make... realizing a nursing home is the only choice. for many middle class families, medicaid is the only way to afford the care. but as a governor,
from buildings. the city cut down nearly 400 trees and removed 200 street lights. the "endeavour" will be the only shuttle on display on the west coast. quite a project to move that thing. >> yeah. you could say that again. pretty cool though, huh? >> very cool. cool outside right now, too. >> that's going to be the word we're using throughout the rest of the evening. cool. that's going to be the theme as we move in through the night tonight. temperatures on the cool side. tomorrow night, however, i think will be cold. you're going to need the coats. perfect time for the weekend. we're talking about friday and saturday night. and yes, that is right, we are going to be seeing the coldest night i think we've seen so far this season. for the record today, high temperature -- look at that shot, by the way. look at the color. already seeing color around our region. near peak color in the mountains off to the west. a great weekend to get out and see some of that. 63 the high temperature today, low of 49. below average once again. just two years ago today, it was 88 degrees. so that sho
-- joined again by paul wagner. you and i both n2004, remember when the city council -- to find the stadium. the washington post poll had 2/3 agreeing with the city council. >> yeah. >> and we're here in the play- offs and we see fans rolling out of here in the sixth inning. you wonder what is the big message? >> and there is natitude. >> i don't know what happened i had a blast at 10:30 this morning and we talked to fans in the park and the guy -- i got some folks to show me how they did it and. >> this is a natitude and this is what we found out. >> and what is your natitu deck, e? >> there -- natitude. there it is. whew! >> and they weregist getting started -- just getting started. >> what are you going to do with the towel? >> i'm going to wear it. ware the towels? >> yeah. >> where? >> on my head. >> you're not going to shake, shake, shake? >> and that is the towel. that's it. >> and then you have the old- timers. >> go nats. >> you got it. >> >> the natidue was everywhere. emily white brought it. >> i would love a thumbs up or smile. >> reporter: what she really wants is a date to the
houses and police stations throughout the city. however, if you miss today's mail deadline, voters can still register in person at early voting centers day at their polling place. >>> well, both the nats and orioles are two wins away from moving on to the next round of the playoffs. skins' fans get to know the backup. >> yeah. >> dave ross is back with your sports headlines. >> are you ready? playoff basebal tomorrow in washington, d.c. >> going to be a good day. >> beautiful day, 1:00. get out there. i can't wait. going to be exciting. okay, yesterday not so good in st. louis. but they are the defending world champions. they're pretty good, too, right? >> we split. >> that was the key. wanted to get at least one out of two in st. louis. did that. if it goes five, that fifth game ll be here in d.c. back to yesterday, not going to dwell on it too much, but it wasn't pretty. jordan zimmerman had day he'd like to forget. only 3 innings. four runs came in the 2nd inning here. nats tried to chip away. this is adam laroche after zimmerman had gone yard. back to back jack. thought maybe there
amounts anywhere from two to four inches of rain. oklahoma city, all the way up to milwaukee. that's what's going on around the country, here's what's happening in your neck of the woods. >> another chilly, nippy start to the morning. ah, the sun is coming up. more sunshine here. we'll have it for a good part of the day. clouds mixing in. 47 is the temperature currently. other areas north and west is in the 30s. howard county, montgomery county, loudoun county. the high is 64. breezy later today. it gets cold tonight dropping to the upper 20s to >> and that's your latest weather. savannah? >> thank you. barbra streisand is one of the world's most successful performers entertaining all around the globe and never in her hometown of brooklyn, until now. nbc's mara schiavocampo is live with more. mara, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. last night this place was packed with excited fans clamoring for a chance to see streisand's first ever performance here in brooklyn. of course, she was born and raised here, and until now she had never returned for a show. >> hello, brooklyn! >> reporte
republic, makes his debut on "now," deputy new york city mayor howard wilson, msnbc political analyst and former dnc communications director karen finney and buzz feed editor in chief, the always busy ben smith. while there wasn't exactly blood dripping from vice president biden's shining white canines last night by the end of the first and only presidential debate he had proven himself a fierce and loyal attack dog for president obama. >> the more brazen -- >> that's a bunch of mularkey. >> 7.4 million seniors are projected to lose the current medicare advantage coverage they have. that's a $3200 benefit. >> that didn't happen. more people signed up. more -- more people signed up. i don't know what world these guys are in. >> thank heavens we have these sanctions in place, in spite of their opposition. >> oh, god. >> after martha raddtz shifted from foreign policy to the economy biden nailed nearly every attack line team obama has used this cycle. >> we moved in help and people refinance their homes, governor romney said no let foreclosures hit the bottom. but it shouldn't be surpris
for kenneth phillips, who has long realized his city to get a feel for the danger and romance of space flight. >> it's the real deal you're looking at. >> reporter: and look at it they've been doing. thousands along the 12-mile route of what has been called the mother of all parades in his city. >> it's just an icon of america. >> really a phenomenal experience. >> reporter: there have been complainted about the 400 trees cut down along the route, though they'll be replaced two for one. some residents, the fact that they can't get close to the spectacle in their neighborhood. >> they're going to close off the streets so that we can't even be on the sidewalk. >> reporter: but endeavor's logbook is about to record its final entry. it's the real thing. >> every scorch mark you see, every dent that you see, everything that is there is revealing what the orbiter did and why it did it. >> reporter: it's the real thing. its work done now headed for home. >>> once again, here's lester. >> if you're a parent, you try hard to capture every moment of your children's lives with your camera. but because s
the city. we love the ballpark. we love the fans. >> reporter: if the nats can advance to the national league championship series, can you start buying your tickets this morning at 9:00 a.m. two tickets max for each game at nats park can be purchased online. a limited number of standing room only tickets will be made available to buy on the day of each game day at the box office. but wisdom and sarah, this is uncharted territory for your nats. your first ever home game right here at nats park. for the first time in 79 years, we've got playoff baseball here in d.c. this place will be rocking. we'll be here all morning long. let's get back to the studio for now. >> thank you. >>> new this morning, a former campaign aide to mayor vincent gray who pleaded guilty to lying to federal investigators back in may will be sentenced later on today. howard brooks admits he gave under the table payments using fraudulent money orders to then minor candidate in the 2010 mayor's race suleiman brown. brooks could face six months in jail but prosecutors said they are open to allowing probation. >>> forme
'll replace the 1000 series cars in place since the '70s. >>> new plans f the streetcar on "h" street. city transportation director terry bellamy says status for the high school could delay the project by 90 days or more. that's where officials wanted to build a car barn. right now the earliest the streetcar line could be open for business is late 2013. >>> olympic gold medalist shawn white will be in court today. the snowboarder was arrested in nashville last month and charged with vandalism and public intoxication. he was charged with pulling a fire alarm where he was staying, causing an evacuation. white said he got carried away and is sorry for his poor behavior. >>> redskins quarterback rg3 will be allowed back on the field today. doctors have cleared him to practice, but it's no guarantee he'll be able to play on sunday. the rookie quarterback suffered a mild concussion during the third quarter on sunday as he scrambled for the sideline. he won't be allowed to have any contact yet, and he'll continue to be evaluated for any symptoms. head coach mike shanahan says he is optimistic grif
and washington there was a woman who forced both transit cities to display her pro israel poster which leads in part in any war between civilized man and the savage, support the civilized man. at d.c. metro station at u street many passers-by frowned at the message. >> who is the savage? no human being should ever be called the savage. >> reporter: somebody has already expressed extreme irritation with this poster by attempting to deface it. they pasted something sticky with the word hate on it. this has already been mostly scraped off. d.c. resident diane tefter who told us she's jewish read about the poster and hand scrawled a counter-message saying all human beings are created in the image of god. she stood with her sign for a few minutes in front of the poster and asked a stranger to take her picture so she could post it on her facebook page. now a more organized response to the poster is being mounted by care, the council on american islamic relations. a counter poster will quote a verse of the qur'an saying show forgiveness, speak for justice and avoid the ignorant. >> this message is
to be expected. traveling northbound on i-95, delays out of dale city, heading north the prince william parkway, trying to get across the occuquan. 395 here at duke street remains heavy and slow continuing out towards seminary road. that's a check of your fox 5 on time traffic. >> thanks, julie. >>> new this morning, just a heartbreaking story out of baltimore. a grandmother and four children were killed in an overnight house fire. the youngest victim just a year old. firefighters were called to the scene on denwerd avenue just after 2:00 this morning. one person inside the home was able to escape by jumping out of a second floor window. two firefighters were also injured, one of them when the floor collapsed. we're told he should be okay. no word yet on what caused this fire. >>> in the meantime, breaking news from the middle east to report as well. a masked gunman has shot and killed the head of security at the u.s. embassy in yemen. the victim was a yemeni man, not an american, who worked at the embassy for nearly 20 years. he was killed when the gunman on a motorcycle drove alongside his c
's inside the city. but many of you will wake up to around 30 to 40 degrees. the sun coming up tomorrow at around 7:14. you'll need the jacket as you step out the door. >> okay. >>> we have breaking news from the u.s. district court right now. a former campaign aide for d.c. mayor vincent gray has just been sentenced. howard brooks admitted he lied about payments he made to a fringe candidate in 2010. darcy spencer is outside the courthouse. brooks won't be doing any jail time, right? >> reporter: he certainly won't the he got two years of probation, escaping any jail time right here in federal court this afternoon. initially, he lied to investigators, but then had a change of heart, he began to cooperate. and that's what made the difference. we caught up with him this afternoon as he left the courthouse. but he had no comment. howard brooks the 64-year-old former campaign aide to mayor vince gray was sentenced to serve 24 months on probation, and complete 200 hours of community service. he escaped jail time. that after admitting to lying to federal investigators involving the 2010 mayo
'm absolutely psyched. >> hit, hit, hit and more hits. >> reporter: if people in our city seem especially confident today, it's because they've supersized their nat-itude. >> woo! >> reporter: the regular season, blew collar baseball, play, play, travel, play, play some more. but when the air gets crisp and the bunting goes up, the play-offs begin, new pressures. new nat-itude. regular season nat-itude would be what? >> go nats. >> reporter: now give me some play-off nat-itude! >> go, nats! >> reporter: she saw it. >> incredible hit, yes. he wanted that home run. >> reporter: so did he. >> absolute elation. i was jubilant. >> reporter: in nationals baseball lore, this could be known as the at-bat. bottom of the ninth, score tied, jayson werth fouls off pitch after pitch. and then walk-off home run. >> deep to left field! way back! it's gone! >> reporter: when he hit that home run, what was the feeling in your heart? >> i was almost ready to cry. like i am right now talking about it. it was such a good feeling. >> reporter: this is bob keran. he's been a season ticket holder for seven year
from rookie pinch hitter tyler moore. washington beat st. louis 3-2 in the city's first post season game since 1933. >> it was fun, i think the atmosphere was great, the fans here some of the best fans in baseball, so it is a great place to play. >> every time you win a game, it is huge. they played in a playoff game or the wild card game before. i think it was good for us to get a w. >> it is baseball, there is no science behind it. baseball just about controlling your heartbeat and you know, we did that today. >> now among the 47,000 people packing busch stadium yesterday there was also a group of vocal nats fans. game two against the cardinals starts at 4:37 p.m. and then our first home game of the series is of course on wednesday at noon. something i think all of us here in washington are looking forward to. mike and andrea? >> of course we are looking forward to it. >> that is going to be a tough ticket on get on wednesday. the success of all of our sports team in the region has been a good thing for local businesses. specifically you know at the sports bars and restaurants. th
. at the crystal city sports pub, patrons had options. there are three bars on two floors and more tvs you can shake a stick at. >> we'll focus on the redskins at the beginning and then once they finish up, we'll put the nationals on the whole main floor. >> washington is a skins town that is dying for some meaningful baseball and now they've got it. >> absolutely. red all the way through. if i could do red,burg i didn't understand and gold, it would be t. >> it was actually a very difficult decision this morning trying to decide whether to wear my nationals jersey or the redskins jersey. i figured the nationals first playoff game, my first nationals game. >> what if you were at home? >> you need to have your remote control in your hand to do this. switch the channels as quickly as you possibly k. >> reporter: for rabid redskins fans, it was nerve wracking going in knowing that washington hadn't had a home win in seven straight games. plus the home team was going up against the undefeated falcons. we bumped into a falcons fan who just moved here from georgia and brought his falcons glass with
approaching the top. nirapathpongporn. still cleaning up accident activity. leaving stafford, dale city across the occoquan and then from lorton leading up towards the franconaspringfield parkway. >>> yeah. all right. the d.c. region is buzzing today. the nats are hosting their first ever postseason game and it is crucial. >> the team that wins game 3 goes on to win the series, statistically. dave ross is life at nats park on or. how cool is this? really is. going to be electrifying at 1:07 when they throw out that first pitch, first playoff pitch ever in nationals history. have not had playoff here in d.c. for 79 years. the nats got the job done in st. louis. they earned that two-game serie split there. the guy taking to the hill today, edwin jackson. a lot riding on this right hander's shoulders. he got 10 wins in the regular season. he used to play for st. louis so he knows the cardinals as well. he faced them one time this year and not very good, two innings, allowed nine runs. but his teammates are confident he will be better this time around. as far as game 2 goes, it's a memory that the
, i went to the citi private pass page and decided to be...not boring. that's how i met marilyn... giada... really good. yes! [ jack ] ...and alicia. ♪ this girl is on fire [ male announcer ] use any citi card to get the benefits of private pass. more concerts, more events, more experiences. [ jack ] hey, who's boring now? [ male announcer ] get more access with the citi card. [ crowd cheering, mouse clicks ] >>> perhaps the september report was the october surprise, at least it was to some conservatives who say the numbers don't add up. 114,000 new jobs were added to the economy in september. that's a fairly lackluster number. more jobs were created in july and august than originally reported, so those numbers were revised up by 86,000. they are all still below the levels needed to sustain a drop in unemployment. that's why some people found it odd that unemployment fell by 3/10 of a percent, below the 8% mark to 7.8%. the lowest level in four years. the numbers may have more meaning for the campaign trail than the economy. politically speaking, dropping under 8% was a clear
nice and clear really from dale city to the beltway. and road work looks to be completely over. a live look as you make your way past the occoquan northbound, a little volume as you head towards the beltway. nothing you can't handle in your travel speed, excellent. about 61 miles per hour. 11 minutes to get from the occoquan to the beltway, and continuing on 395, no problems there. nice and clear as well. from duke, no issues as you head over the 14th street bridge really in both directions northbound and southbound, you're clear. i'm back in ten with a look at your rails. aaron, you remember that? excellent. over to you. >> party time, absolutely. thanks a lot, danella. >>> this morning a change of pace in decision 2012. vice president joe biden and gop challenger paul ryan put each other to the test during last night's debate. the two took jabs to each other as they spoke on several issues, including the economy, the crisis in syria, health care and abortion. both often interrupted each other. biden criticized ryan and romney for launching political attacks about the attack on a u.s.
million illegitimate 911 calls were made last year nationwide. new york city mayor michael bloomberg's office claim accidental calls outnumbered real emergency calls in which police were dispatched. we've been debating, butt dialing versus pocket dialing. i've never heard of pocket dialing. completely unfamiliar to me. >> okay. >>> the threat a local police officer made that landed him in jail. >>> also a local college administrator on leave for taking a stand on same-sex marriage. why so many are surprised by her stance. >> the chill i >>> breaking news. [ female announcer ] it's one of the hardest decisions a family can make... realizing a nursing home is the only choice. for many middle class families, medicaid is the only way to afford the care. but as a governor, mitt romney raised nursing home fees eight times. and as president, his budget cuts medicaid by one-third and burdens families with the cost of nursing home care. we have a president who won't let that happen. [ obama ] i'm barack obama and i approved this message. >>> and now from washington's leading news station, thi
's names for girls. >>> could you live on $30 a week? coming up a city leader takes on the challenge to shine a light on an important cause. >> later a giant brawl that involves two wedding parties, reaction from witnesses coming up from.s up from.s >>> taking a journey on the highway costing you big time this columbus day, the national average for regular unleaded up 12% since this time last year, now $3.82 a gallon. you think that's bad? it's a lot worse if you live in california, the golden state seeing a record high average price of $4.67 a gallon as it deals with refinery problems. mean while just in time for the holiday shopping season wal- mart and american express are teaming up to offer a prepaid card service. it has no minimum balance, no monthly or annual fees and no overdraft charges. the service called bluebird will launch next week online in over 4,000 wal-mart stores. red bull is charging further into the energy drink market by adding fruit flavors. reports saying this spring customers will be able to get a high octane drink with lime, cranberry and blueberry flavors.
by the largest embezzlement scandal in the city's history. "the washington post" is reporting auditors have warned district cfo about the issues. including poor tracking of tax payments, dummy accounts set up with fake social security numbers, and lack of management oversight. this comes five years after a mid-level manager was caught stealing millions through phony tax return refunds. >>> the nats' pitching struggles against the cardinals. st. louis' offense dominated the nationals, hitting four home runs en route to vehicle tee. the series is now tied at one game apiece with the series shifting to the nation's capital for the final three games. dan hellie has a recap from st. louis. >> good morning. all that went right in game one for the nationals did not in game two. starting pitcher jordan zimmermann struggled big-time giving up five earned runs in three innings of work. so this is the second straight game that a starting pitcher has struggled and that was the strength of the nationals team this year. >> definitely tough. i wanted to go out there and go deep in the game, try to get out
to the citi private pass page and decided to be...not boring. that's how i met marilyn... really good. yes! [ jack ] ...and alicia. ♪ this girl is on fire ♪ [ male announcer ] use any citi card to get the benefits of private pass. more concerts, more events more experiences. [ jack ] hey, who's boring now? [ male announcer ] get more access with the citi card. [ crowd cheering, mouse clicks ] [ ♪ theme ♪ ] >> announcer: today you meets television. the "bill press show," now on current tv. >> bill: 26ing minutes after the hour. nancy cook will be here in studio with us starting in the next segment. interesting item caught my attention this morning. how about this? yesterday -- i just want to mention this, get it out there. yesterday in st. peters square in rome, the pope usually talks in german spanish, english, and it italian, and yesterday the first time the pope prayed and said hello in arabic. >> really? >> bill: yes. i knew he was a muslim. [ laughter ] >> let's see the birth certificate. >> bill: barack obama and benedict the 16th. two closet m
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